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Jamie Kuligowski

Jamie Kuligowski

Event Planner Supporting Microsoft

Compass Group

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The Gasparilla Inn & Club

Sales Manager

Directed sales efforts for all groups and meetings; generated reports / forecasts for past and future business to ensure achievement of all predetermined sales goals. Participated in familiarization trips and industry tradeshows. Hosted Chamber and Visitor and Convention Bureau partnership events to increase resort awareness and generate leads. Built relationships with key customers and added personal touches to sales process such as site tours, hand-delivering amenities, writing thank you cards, and following-up after events with phone calls. Increased revenue by 21% year over year with a 15% increase in rooms booked, by introducing prospective clients to products and maintaining relationships with long-term clientele.


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The Gasparilla Inn & Club

Catering and Conference Services Manager

Organized details for up to 50 events per year, including corporate, social, and government events as well as weddings. Planned and implemented all event aspects, including rooming, food / beverage selection, venue set up, décor, audio visual assembly, and onsite support.
• Composed post conference / event reports.
• Ensured overall success of events, developing timely solutions to resolve problems due to unforeseen circumstances, such as rain plans for outdoor weddings.
• Eliminated last minute issues and miscommunications by creating detailed banquet event orders and catering forecasts listing tentative itinerary, billing requirements, and food / beverage requests and distributing documents with instructions to corresponding departments two weeks prior to event.

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Compass Group

Event Planner Supporting Microsoft

Dynamic, results-driven Hospitality and Sales Manager with experience negotiating event contracts, managing budgets, and developing new business. Proven ability to anticipate and meet client needs as well as manage major projects from concept to completion. Effective communicator known for generating favorable results, working under pressure, and cultivating strong internal and external client partnerships.

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